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Atlas 5 launches Space Force satellite to test early warning technology
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Atlas 5 launches Space Force satellite to test early warning technology

After waiting out cloudy weather, the U.S. Space Force launched two satellites atop an Atlas 5 rocket Friday to test ballistic and hypersonic missile early warning and tracking technology and to deploy a maneuverable spacecraft carrying an unknown number of classified payloads.Already running a day late because of stormy weather, the $1.1 billion USSF-12 mission got off to a ground-shaking start at 7:15 p.m. EDT when its United Launch Alliance rocket thundered to life with 2.3 million pounds of thrust from its first stage engine and four strap-on boosters.Trailing a spectacular jet of flaming exhaust, the 196-foot-tall rocket rapidly climbed from pad 41 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, knifing through low clouds and quickly disappearing from view as it streaked away to th...
Why Micron Technology Stock Is Falling Today
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Why Micron Technology Stock Is Falling Today

What happened  Shares of Micron Technology (MU -2.73%) were sliding this morning after the company reported its third-quarter results. The company beat analysts' consensus earnings and revenue estimates for the quarter, but the company's guidance for the upcoming quarter disappointed investors.  As a result, the tech stock was down by 5% at 12:20 p.m. ET. So what  Micron reported non-GAAP (adjusted) earnings of $2.59 in the quarter, which beat Wall Street's consensus estimate of $2.44 per share. Additionally, the tech company's sales of $8.64 billion were up 16% from a year ago and just inched past analysts' average estimate of $8.63 billion.  Image source: Getty Images. But instead of looking at the company's top- and bottom-line beats, investors instead latc...
Stellantis to Host Startup Awards July 13 to Introduce Key Technology Partnerships
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Stellantis to Host Startup Awards July 13 to Introduce Key Technology Partnerships

STELLANTIS N.VStellantis to Host Startup Awards July 13 to Introduce Key Technology Partnerships AMSTERDAM, July 1, 2022 - Stellantis N.V. announced today it will host the Stellantis Startup Awards on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. CEST / 8:30 a.m. EDT. The digital event will introduce seven key technology partners that will accelerate Stellantis’ transformation into a sustainable, mobility tech company and advance its Dare Forward 2030 ambitions.Carlos Tavares, Chief Executive Officer, will share the Company’s strategy for leveraging the startup ecosystem.Details for accessing the digital event are available under the Investors section of the Stellantis corporate website at www.stellantis.com. A recorded replay will be accessible after the event, under the Investors section of the...
NaaS Technology Holds NASDAQ Bell-ringing Ceremony in Anji, Zhejiang, China
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NaaS Technology Holds NASDAQ Bell-ringing Ceremony in Anji, Zhejiang, China

HUZHOU, China, June 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NaaS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: NAAS) ("NaaS", the "Company"), China's first listed pure play electric vehicle ("EV") charging service company, held a bell-ringing ceremony to celebrate the Company's public listing on the NASDAQ at its headquarters in Anji, Zhejiang Province on June 28, 2022, simultaneously with a virtual equivalent taking place at the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, following the Company's formal listing on the exchange on June 13, 2022. "NaaS has become the first publicly listed Chinese charging service provider, which is not only a gift from today but also a test for tomorrow. The Chinese renewable energy sector still has much further to go when it comes to adopting digital technologies and it will require the cooperative efforts of al...
PASSENGERS EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY TO EASE TRAVEL PAIN
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PASSENGERS EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY TO EASE TRAVEL PAIN

The urge to travel is greater than ever with passengers embracing technology to make the journey as convenient and seamless as possible but COVID documentation requirements have spiked negative emotions.The annual SITA Passenger Insights 2022 survey, which polls passengers in 27 countries including Australia, reveals that passengers want to travel more and are increasingly using mobile devices for booking, on board the flight, and for bag collection compared to the period just before the pandemic while automated gates saw increases in adoption for identity control, boarding, and border control.However, the survey also found that 27 per cent of passengers – the highest in the survey – reported emotional stress when completing COVID approvals for their trip.Not surprisingly another stress ar...
Sustainable Development Technology Canada founder receives Corporate Knights’ Award of Distinction for catalyzing green venture capital in Canada
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Sustainable Development Technology Canada founder receives Corporate Knights’ Award of Distinction for catalyzing green venture capital in Canada

TORONTO, June 30, 2022 /CNW/ - Founding President and former CEO of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), Vicky Sharpe, presented with 2022 Award of Distinction from Corporate Knights. Corporate Knights logo (CNW Group/Corporate Knights Inc.)In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Corporate Knights announced the results of this year's Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada during an evening gala held at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.In recognition of Canadian sustainability leaders, Corporate Knights announced both the results of its Best 50 ranking, as well its annual Award of Distinction. The award is presented to leaders who have made a substantial contribution to advancing the conditions required for a sustainable economy. This year's awardee, Vicky Sharpe, is the Founding P...
Secure Act 2.0 will require investments in modernizing technology
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Secure Act 2.0 will require investments in modernizing technology

(Photo: Shutterstock) Nearly half of employees are concerned with their household’s financial wellbeing, citing saving for retirement and having savings in case of an emergency as top sources of financial stress. What’s more, three in four workers say they trust their employer – and believe it is their responsibility – to help them improve their overall financial well-being through benefits and offerings. That’s a tall order for employers to fill. Even taller when you consider the recent passing of Secure Act 2.0 in the House.  Secure Act 2.0 – or the more formal title of Securing a Strong Retirement Act 2.0 – generally intends to enable workers to save more, enhance and simplify employer-sponsored retirement plans for plan participants and plan sponsors, and lower the costs to employe...
H2SITE Raises 12,5M€ to Scale Membrane Reactor Breakthrough Technology
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H2SITE Raises 12,5M€ to Scale Membrane Reactor Breakthrough Technology

BILBAO, Spain, June 30, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H2SITE, a deep-tech pioneer in on-site hydrogen (H2) production, announced today that it has raised 12,5 M€ in a Series A funding round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), with participation from Equinor Ventures, ENGIE New Ventures, TECNALIA and institutional investors from the Basque Country (Capital Riesgo País Vasco (EZTEN FCR) and Seed Capital Bizkaia (SCB)).This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220629005760/en/Membrane bundle for ammonia cracking reactor (Photo: H2SITE)The funding will accelerate the scale up of H2SITE's integrated membrane reactor and membrane separation technologies to obtain fuel cell purity hydrogen from ammonia or methanol cracking, or ena...
Scammers using deep fake technology to apply for remote work
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Scammers using deep fake technology to apply for remote work

article LOS ANGELES - The FBI says scammers are using deep fake technology in order to apply to remote tech jobs.  According to the FBI’s latest announcement on their Internet Crime Complaint Center, more and more companies have been reporting people applying to jobs using images, video, and recordings that have been manipulated to look like someone else.  What is a deep fake? Deepfakes are described by Microsoft as "photos, videos or audio files manipulated by artificial intelligence (AI) in hard-to-detect ways." The most common deepfakes – a word that combines computational deep learning and fake – replace the real person in a video with someone else. And they can be used very effectively to make it look like someone, typically a famous person, is saying and doing something they nev...
New study reveals technology’s powerful impact on association member loyalty and retention
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New study reveals technology’s powerful impact on association member loyalty and retention

Research data concludes organizations must adapt to increased technology demands to stay relevantST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Brands, the leading provider of software and payment solutions for associations and nonprofits, just revealed industry-changing insights gleaned from the results of the 2022 ASSOCIATION TRENDS STUDY: The Future-Focused Member Experience — the only annual market study that examines both association professionals and members. Conducted with Edge Research, the data clearly indicates that after several years of turmoil, a focus on innovative technology and association member experience has never been greater.This association trends study offers unique insights about the intersection of association technology and the member experience as ...